Posts Tagged ‘lamb shanks’

When March Comes in Like a Lion



You’ve heard the expression, “When March comes in like a lion it goes out like a lamb.” Well March is drawing to a close, and though it came in with a roar this year, it is still pretty leonine. We’re hoping that the weather gods get the message and send it out as gentle as a lamb. Looking at the forecast doesn’t help! Thursday in Toronto calls for thunder and lightning and a low of 6 C. So just to be on the safe side of things, we’re taking the bull by the horns (there’s a lot of animals imagery here today!) and making sure there’s lamb in the hood. Or at least in the Dutch Oven.  Continue »

We Are Freeeezing! Warm Up In The Kitchen




This freezing cold winter is showing no signs of letting up. Even with the heat cranked there’s still a persistent chill that seeps in and I want to crush it. I want total heat through and through and the best way to do this – besides immersing myself in a hot tub – is to get in the kitchen and start baking. First step, turn on the oven, preheat it to 425, then go and grab your computer or smart phone and check out some of these heart and soul warming recipes that will be enjoyed by everyone in your house. Continue »